Middle School

(Grade 6 to 8)

Middle School is a time of great change for adolescents. Our Middle School Program is designed to provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences to help students be able to think, create, and contribute, preparing them for success in the 21st century.

During their time in the Middle School students study the following subjects: 

In English:

Second Language:

• French or German

In Arabic:                                                                                                        

Standards and Books:

Reading & Literature:

We use the Common Core Standards

The book we use is “Collections”


We use the Common Core Standards

The book we use is McDougal Littell


Next Generations Science Standards (NGSS)

The book we use is Macmillan/McGraw-Hill

Social Studies:

Next Generations Social Studies Standards (NGSS)

The book we use is Macmillan/McGraw-Hill

Grading Policy

Each subject is out of 100 marks and is divided as following:

Students who are enrolled in the American Diploma are issued grades that are calculated using percentages and then converted to letter grades based on the following scale:

*Only coursework that is completed at SIS is used to determine a student’s grade-point average (GPA)

High School

(Grade 9 to 12)

Our High School Program is a 4-year program of study that prepares students for college and careers and enables them to become successful 21st century citizens through thinking, creating and contributing.

During High School, students take a wide variety of courses, earning credits for graduation and entry into university programs around the world.

Graduation Requirements